RED BEANS AND RICE

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April Alvarez

By
@peaches58

my husband is a beans and rice lover, but like I've said before he is Cuban!!

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★★★★★ 3 votes

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    dried red beans
  • 1 1/2 lb
    smoked sausage cut into chunks, i fry mine in a little bit of bacon grease
  • 1
    ham hock or ham bone
  • 1 clove
    fresh garlic,chopped
  • 1 c
    onion chopped
  • 1 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1 tsp
    freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    sage
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • ·
    salt to taste

How to Make RED BEANS AND RICE

Step-by-Step

  1. Soak beans overnight in cold water. Drain and put the beans in a large pot or Dutch oven. Add fresh water to cover, along with the sausage and ham, onion, garlic, thyme, pepper, sage, and cayenne. Bring to boil over medium high heat.
  2. Reduce heat to medium low, cover and simmer until beans are tender, adding more water if necessary to keep them from drying out. This will take 2 to 3 hours. Add salt to taste.
  3. Discard ham bones. Remove about 1/4 cup of beans from mixture and mash; return to Dutch oven and stir. Simmer 15 more minutes.
  4. FOR RICE FOR SIX:

    3 CUPS WHITE RICE
    SALT TO TASTE

    PUT RICE IN POT COVER WITH WATER JUST UNTIL WATER IS ABOUT A 1/2 INCH HIGHER THEN RICE. BRING TO BOIL STIR. BUT IT ON SIMMER WITH LID AND DON'T TOUCH OR LIFT LID FOR 20 MINUTES.

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About RED BEANS AND RICE

Course/Dish: Pork



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